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Ambassador

The highest ranking foreign diplomat representing a country to another government. For example, the highest ranking British representative in the United States is the ambassador from the United Kingdom. An ambassador speaks for the government he/she represents.
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Since 1960, the allocation of ambassadorships has fluctuated around 65% careerists and 35% political appointees; and, though some positions have been filled almost exclusively by one type, many ambassadorships alternate between types.
Recent ambassadorships are to some countries that are relatively new to the global economy,, such as Vietnam and the Ukraine.
Ambassadorships are not given out without a political price.
His blocking the ambassadorships of Jim Hormel and Carol Moseley-Braun, his impeding the payment of our U.
Nixon, the statesman who opened doors to China and the Soviet Union, also sold ambassadorships for $250,000.
Senator from Texas, served as chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission and held ambassadorships to Mexico (1978-1981), Burundi (1994-1996) and Botswana (1996-2000).
Retired Career Ambassador Thomas Pickering and author Nicholas Kralev did so in USA Today (2/27/14), "Take Politics Out of Diplomacy: Let's Stop Pimping American Ambassadorships Out to the Highest Bidder.
Latina Mom Bloggers offers such turnkey solutions as blogger brand ambassadorships, specialized blogger events, blogger outreach, blogger advertising as well as social media promotions, consulting and much more.
Barry promised that all campaign donations would be rewarded with ambassadorships or the ability to declare war on the country of the donor's choosing.
Navy in World War II, the London School of Economics, Averell Harriman's Albany, John Kennedy's New Frontier, a Harvard professorship, the Nixon White House, ambassadorships to India and the United Nations, the senatorship from New York, leadership of the Senate Finance Committee, and re-election to a fourth term by a landslide even during the Republican revolution of 1994.
SpokaneHotZone is the City's dual purpose wireless network providing seamless Internet broadband access to both public users and to a private domain - comprised of city municipal employees working in public safety, mobile workforce, security ambassadorships and automated parking enforcement.
Other world powers look askance at the use of ambassadorships as political rewards.